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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt (CFS); Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF); Sa??d Business School at the University of Oxford

September 21-22, 2012
NBER-Oxford Sa??d-CFS-EIEF Conference on Household Finance
Oxford, Sa??d Business School, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
The objective of the conference is to bring together researchers from the U.S. and Europe who are working in the area of household finance. Topics: -International comparisons of household finances using micro-data - Household borrowing decisions, including decisions about debt in general and also specific types of credit, such as mortgages, credit cards, student loans, informal lending, peer to peer lending, etc. - Household saving and investing/portfolio-choice decisions, including both financial investments (ranging from short-term emergency savings to long-term retirement savings) and real investments (such as in housing and human capital) - Patterns of asset allocation and debt behavior over the life cycle - Household payment choices - Household consumption, spending, and budgeting - Consumer default and bankruptcy - Insurance and other forms of household risk management - The economics of household finance institutions/organizations - Financial innovations in household finance - Laws, regulations, and public policies about household finance - Financial skills, capabilities, and financial education programs - Financial advice and legal protection of individual investors and borrowers - Behavioral approaches to household finance - Trust, subjective expectations, pessimism, and financial decisions - Genetic traits, cognitive abilities and individual financial performance [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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